Category Archive for: ‘Month October Week 1’

Brilliant Shine On These DIY Gold Painted Pots

My Gilty Pleasure: Gold Painted Flower Pots

I’m pleasantly surprised at what a little gold paint can do to transform a plain, old flower pot. My new “gilty” pleasure is to gilt everything in sight, because the results are so brilliant in such a short period of time. With a bit of experimentation and some different textured pots, I think these gold-painted flower pots are the most expensive-looking …

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Cute Gnomes Made From Branches

Twiggy Gnomes and Gardens

Aren’t these little gnomes made out of branches adorable!? As I was decorating a miniature Christmas tree to set out in the play garden, I realized that I had no gnomes to give the tree to. It’s not that I’m against gnomes. I made Woody, the moss-covered wild man, for a charity event that I was involved in. As he was part of a …

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What A Christmas Cactus Needs To Bloom

How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom!

A Christmas cactus is one of my very favorite holiday plants. Pops of unexpected color bloom from alien-like tendrils that creep and drape over the plant. These are attractive plants to have all year, but the real magic comes from when they bloom. There are a few specific steps you can take to ensure that you get the best show …

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Birds And Berries Image From Garden Therapy Coloring Book

Learn How to Color Like a Boss

I was floored by the response to the free printable adult coloring page that I posted last week. So far, thousands of avid coloring fans have downloaded it and are coloring their way to stress-free bliss. What I didn’t expect was all of the follow-up questions on HOW to color the page and what tools to use. I also write over …

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Adoreable Acorn Cap Nest Necklace

Make This Sweet Acorn Nest Necklace For a Fun Fall Craft!

This sweet acorn necklace is made from an acorn found in the fall. Little acorn caps provide so many opportunities for nature-inspired craft projects, and this one is no exception. A tiny nest that you can wear around your neck is something that brings the fall and nature along with you.  Psst: Check out the GIVEAWAY at the end of this …

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Dallas Arboretum Pumpkin Village

You Won’t Believe What They Did With 75,000 Pumpkins!

Love all things fall and pumpkin? Then you have to see Autumn at the Arboretum, the fall festival at the Dallas Arboretum that hosts the Pumpkin Village, a small town created with 75,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash.  The staff at the Dallas Arboretum must really love fall to make such an elaborate display, and I’m certain it comes with some …

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